Monday Oct 03 2011 comments Colfax Railroad Days 2011 By: Photography by Kim Palaferri/Colfax Record -A +A Five year old Grace Mueller and her brother Eric Mueller,7 of Auburn, play on top of the General Motors Electric Motor Division GP-20 Locomotive during the Colfax Railroad Days. Vintage cars line the parking lot of the of the Historic Freight Depot during the Colfax Railroad Days on Sunday. The historic California Zephyr makes a stop in Colfax for the Colfax Railroad days from it?s home in Portola. Rosemary Lewis of Auburn, discusses art theories with her children Grace and Garret at the Sierra Vista Community Center Art show during the Colfax Railroad Days. Kelly Mueller of Auburn, stands on the observation deck on the General Motors Electric Motor Division GP-20 Locomotive during the Colfax Railroad Days. Jeff Campbell drives a toy train ride throughout Colfax offering people rides to the various stops during the Colfax Railroad Days Historical trains, including this caboose came into town brought in by the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola. Historical trains, including this caboose came into town brought in by the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola. Bradley Jones of Sacramento Valley Live Steamers gives kids of all ages rides on this steam engine locomotive replica train. Five year old Henry Davidson and his mom Jill Davidson, both of Colfax, pretend there are part of the crew on this historic train. Wyatt Graves of Colfax, pretends he is a train engineer on a simulator. Teaching him the ropes of how to be a good train engineer is Jack Graham, of Operation Lifesaver Teaching. Box trains, track speeders, were offered for free on Friday and Saturday during the Colfax Railroad Days. Dave Hyde of Applegate points out some engine components to his wife Graciela Hyde on this 1948 Ford truck. Jared Beards, of Colfax, stands in front of his 1950 Buick Super Rat Rod that he is currently restoring. Nicole Laube, three and a half years old, builds a train track to play during the Colfax Railroad Days. Jeanette Johnson and Naomi Prior told tales of when the train first came into Colfax back in the 1930?s and passengers got off the train to visit the Old Pharmacy to enjoy a fountain soda. Custom made quilts lined the street for all to see during the Colfax during the Quilt Show of the Colfax Railroad Days. Ted Glass cleans the tracks off the toy train on display at the Sierra Vista Community Center. A drawing of a steam engine locomotive on the ground by an unknown artist lies in front of the Sierra Vista Community Center. Sam Herschbein teaches Colfax High School Students Kyle Van Rensselaer and Morgan Wybrecht the mechanics of how an antique Wig-Wag crossing signal worked during a tour of the historic trains brought in by Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola.